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CFB opening weekend means return of ESPN GameDay signs

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 7th - 11:18am

The biggest news of the weekend, on social media and beyond, was the returning of Division I FBS-level college football on Saturday — and that meant the return of ESPN College GameDay and fans' camera-hungry signs.

UVU senior returns to soccer 9 months after life-altering injury

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:16am

After being hit by a motorist traveling about 35 miles per hour who didn't notice the two painted lines at the intersection last December, Utah Valley men's soccer player Tyler Brown wasn't sure if he would ever return to the pitch.

BYU, UVU announce four-game men's hoops series

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 17th - 4:57pm

BYU and Utah Valley University will play a four-game men's basketball series beginning Nov. 13 in Provo, the Wolverines' athletic department announced Monday.

Utah Valley accepts Big 12 wrestling invitation

Nathan Harker  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:38pm

The Wolverines wrestling program looks to reach the next level by joining the Big 12 conference as an affiliate.

UVU midfielder Cawley helps Las Vegas PDL squad to 2-2 draw at BYU

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 9th - 11:40pm

The Las Vegas Mobsters (1-2-3, 6 points) earned a 2-2 draw with the Cougars on Cawley's first return home after the summer in a soccer-focused environment.

UVU pulls away from Utah State for I-AA rugby title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:45pm

Brian Purcell scored two tries in the final 15 minutes of the match, and UVU pulled away late for a 46-24 win over Utah State in the Division I-AA college rugby championship match Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.

UVU wrestling to join Big 12 as affiliate

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 5th - 11:02pm

The Big 12 Conference is expected to announce the addition of Utah Valley and five other teams from the Western Wrestling Conference as affiliate members in May, with the intent to join the league in advance of the 2015-16 season.

In new coaching hires, connection to community matters

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 8:21am

There are plenty of candidates for the head basketball coaching position at schools like Utah State and Utah Valley University. But in both cases this week, a strong connection to the local community won out.

Former BYU assistant Pope preps for 'special time' as Utah Valley head coach

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 31st - 8:28pm

UVU officially announced Mark Pope as its new head coach at a press conference Tuesday afternoon, just hours after the former BYU assistant coach had gone through a team meeting and workout with his squad of players on campus.

Reports: BYU assistant Pope to be named head coach at UVU

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 30th - 7:34pm

BYU assistant coach Mark Pope has been named the head coach at Utah Valley University, according to multiple reports. UVU will officially announce the hiring in a press conference Tuesday afternoon.

Bakersfield pull away from Utah Valley in WAC opener 55-40

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 12th - 5:20pm

Tyrell Corbin led a balanced attack and Cal State Bakersfield closed the game with a 13-1 run to defeat Utah Valley State 55-40 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals in the Western Athletic Conference tournament.

UVU's Hunsaker to step down following season

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Mar 8th - 6:41am

After 13 years at the helm of the Utah Valley University men's basketball program, Dick Hunsaker announced Saturday night he will step down following the 2014-15 season.

Fast start gets Utah Valley past CS Bakersfield, 74-69

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 7th - 10:00pm

Zach Nelson knocked down seven 3-pointers to amass a season-high 29 points and Utah Valley used a fast start to hold off Cal State Bakersfield, 74-69 Saturday night.

Utah Valley coasts to 72-49 win over Texas-Pan American

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 9:31pm

Marcel Davis scored 20 points on 9-for-15 shooting, Mitch Bruneel added 15 more and Utah Valley coasted to a 72-49 win over Texas-Pan American on Saturday night.

Grand Canyon's late surge beats Utah Valley 83-74

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 9:30pm

DeWayne Russell scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half to help Grand Canyon pull away and beat Utah Valley 83-74 on Thursday night.

Utah Valley uses big start to top Seattle, 70-52

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 10:01pm

Mitch Bruneel scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Utah State used a big first half to handle Seattle, 70-52, in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both schools Saturday night.

Local mascots make dreams come true for terminally ill children

Jon Oglesby  |  Posted  Dec 19th - 9:55am

The Mascot Miracles Foundation, comprised of local mascots for teams in Utah, helps create once-in-a-lifetime events for children suffering from illnesses, some of which are terminal.

Utah Valley rolls past Texas-Pan American 72-54

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:50pm

Donte Williams scored 23 points, Zach Nelson chipped in 20 and Utah Valley rolled to a 72-54 victory over Texas-Pan American on Thursday night.

Utah Valley cruises to 83-50 win over Bristol

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 30th - 9:50pm

Mitch Bruneel pumped in 20 points, hauled in eight rebounds and helped lead Utah Valley to an 83-50 win over Bristol on Tuesday night.

Utah Valley comes on late to beat Idaho State 51-47

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 9:50pm

Donte Williams scored nine of his 12 points after halftime as Utah Valley struggled past Idaho State 51-47 in a cold-shooting game on Tuesday night.